MU baseball freshmen

MU freshmen outfielders Dane Opel and Blake Brown look on during an indoor baseball practice Wednesday at Devine Pavilion.

Rock Bridge girls basketball coach Jill Nagel preps her team for the district championship game

Rock Bridge girls basketball coach Jill Nagel blows a whistle to signify the end of a drill during practice on Thursday. The girls varsity team will play in a district championship game against Troy Buchanan High School on Friday.

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team prepares for the district championship game

Players on the Rock Bridge High School girls basketball teams stretch before their practice on Thursday. The team motto for the practice was 'Win, Beat Troy!' in preparation for Friday night's game against Troy Buchanan High School in the district championships.

MU basketball's Zaire Taylor

Missouri's Zaire Taylor jumps up for a shot as Texas' J'Covan Brown defends during the game Feb. 17 at Mizzou Arena.

True/False Film Fest crowd watches peformers

The crowd watches country singer and yodeler Brody Douglas Hunt perform at Cafe Berlin on Thursday. Hunt will play all four days of the True/False Film Fest this year.

Rum Drum Ramblers play

From left, Ryan Koenig, Mat Wilson and Joey Glynn of the Rum Drum Ramblers perform at Cafe Berlin on Thursday at the music showcase kickoff for the True/False Film Fest. This is their second year playing at the festival.

True/False Film Fest kicks off

True/False Film Fest kicks off the music showcase at Cafe Berlin on Thursday with bluegrass, blues and country music. Many of the bands will play multiple times throughout the weekend.

Hunt performs

Brody Douglas Hunt performs Thursday at the True/False Film Fest music showcase kickoff at Cafe Berlin. This is Hunt's fourth year performing at the film festival.

Cougars' Greg Stegeman

Columbia College's Greg Stegeman attempts a shot over Harris-Stowe's Nick Jackson.

Cougars' Cameron Sadler

Columbia College's Cameron Sadler, right, turns to shoot as Harris-Stowe's Robert Mumphard defends.

Cougars' Aleksander Eric

Columbia College's Aleksander Eric drives past Harris-Stowe's Robert Mumphard during the Cougars' last home game Thursday at The Arena of Southwell Complex.

Cougars' Denise Rosario

Columbia College's Denise Rosario attempts a shot in front of Harris-Stowe's Gwendelyn Ellis.

Cougars' Rachel Oswald

Columbia College's Rachel Oswald dribbles the ball down the court during the Cougars' game against Harris-Stowe Thursday at The Arena of Southwell Complex.

Safford's injury

Missouri men's basketball trainer Pat Beckmann and coach Mike Anderson tend to junior forward Justin Safford, center, after he tore his ACL in the first half of Missouri's 92-63 victory over Colorado on Wednesday night.

House fire

Firefighters from the Columbia Fire Department stand on the back deck of a house at 4117 Derby Ridge Drive on Thursday. The Fire Department arrived on scene to find flames visible from the back of the house, which was occupied by a family of five with three small children.

Bramble performs

From left, Steve Schmit, Chaz Prymek, Ian Accord and James Miska of the band Bramble from Salt Lake City play outside the True/False Film Festival box office at the corner of Ninth and Cherry streets Thursday. The band was playing for people waiting in line to pick up tickets for this weekend's films.

Lyah Beth Leflore

"An Evening of Words and Conversation with Lyah Beth Leflore," at which the author will read from her latest novel and sign her books, will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Historic Senior Hall, 100 Waugh St. The event is free.

Karith Foster

Karith Foster will do a comedy show at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Kimball Ballroom, Lela Raney Wood Hall, 6 N. College Ave. She will present "Keys for Being an Extraordinary Leader" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in Kimball Ballroom. Both events are free.

Checking her list

MU senior and stage manager Madeline Bender checks her to-do list after a dress rehearsal of “Brighton Beach Memoirs” on Tuesday at the Rhynsburger Theatre. Bender makes sure everything from costumes to lights are put away correctly.

Laurence Bowers drives to the basket

Missouri forward Laurence Bowers drives past Colorado forward Shane Harris-Tunks on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. Bowers scored eight points as the Tigers beat the Buffaloes 92-63.